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Notes on significant weather not yet written

Significant rainfall, strong winds, strong wind gusts and abnormally high and low temperatures for this day are given below. Descriptions of significant weather events are added here when time permits and reliable information is available. This is sometimes well after the event!

National weather extremes for today

Data provided by the Bureau of Meteorology

Records set this day: (none known)

Quality control note: Data is final. It includes late-received rainfall data and has been subject to BoM quality control checks.
Data is as received at 13:38EST, 03/03/2004.

Weather observations for today
Noteworthy  Weather         Capital  Cities         Regional  Cities       Alpine  Stations
Bureau of Meteorology Rainfall Bulletins and Weather Notes

Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

38.5 WARMUN E Kimberley WA
38.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
38.1 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
38.0 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
38.0 KIMBERLEY RES.STATION E Kimberley WA
38.0 LAJAMANU N Rivers NT
38.0 URANDANGIE Northwest QLD

+7.9   35.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
+7.4   37.9 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+6.9   37.2 JERVOIS N Plateau NT
+6.8   31.6 BALLADONIA Eucla WA
+6.7   26.2 CRANBOURNE BOTANIC GARDENS E Central VIC

29.0 NORTHERN ENDEAVOUR Islands ISL
28.0 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
27.5 SWEERS ISLAND Gulf Country QLD
27.0 ARGYLE AERODROME E Kimberley WA
26.8 CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT

+9.7   22.4 TAMBO POST OFFICE Central Highlands QLD
+9.2   25.0 ISISFORD POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.6   21.7 MARREE NE Pastoral SA
+8.1   24.8 BARCALDINE POST OFFICE Central West QLD
+8.1   21.8 TIBOOBURRA POST OFFICE Far Northwest NSW

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

4.9 MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
5.2 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
8.0 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
8.3 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
8.8 MT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC

-5.9   22.1 MARLA POLICE STATION NW Pastoral SA
-4.8   31.2 MARDIE W Pilbara WA
-4.6   25.9 MURCHISON W Gascoyne WA
-4.6   17.2 YONGALA Upper North SA
-4.6   23.5 SURAT Maranoa QLD

-2.1 CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET) Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS
-1.3 PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE Snowy Mtns NSW
-1.1 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
-0.2 LAKE LEAKE (ELIZABETH RIVER) E Coast TAS

-5.3   4.7 SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE E Central VIC
-5.0   3.6 HEYWOOD FORESTRY W Coast VIC
-4.8   2.3 ARARAT PRISON Western Plains VIC
-4.8   7.1 EYRE Eucla WA
-4.6   -1.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

Wettest Major City Extremes
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.

135.0 BELLBIRD CREEK TM Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
92.0 MANDORA E Pilbara WA
50.4 FORSAYTH CARAVAN PARK Upper Carpentaria QLD
43.4 NUTWOOD DOWNS N Rivers NT
43.0 DANBERRIN Cent Wheatbelt WA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    E Pilbara
92.0 MANDORA
    Cent Wheatbelt
43.0 DANBERRIN

NORTHERN TERRITORY
    N Rivers
43.4 NUTWOOD DOWNS

QUEENSLAND
    Upper Carpentaria
50.4 FORSAYTH CARAVAN PARK
    Brisbane/SE Coast
135.0 BELLBIRD CREEK TM

  Max+/- norm Min+/- normRain to 9am
BROOME AIRPORT 31.7 -2.6 21.9 -0.6 0.0
PERTH AIRPORT 26.0 +0.5 16.5 +3.5 0.0
ALBANY AIRPORT 28.4 +6.5 12.4 +0.7 0.2
KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT 25.5 +0.4 14.0 +1.4 0.0
DARWIN AIRPORT 32.9 +0.2 25.7 +1.7 0.0
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 35.9 +7.9 17.8 +5.3 0.2
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.8 +0.4 14.9 +2.7 0.0
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 22.4 +3.0 7.5 -1.1 0.0
CAIRNS AERO 30.3 +1.1 20.4 -1.2 0.0
TOWNSVILLE AERO 31.5 +1.9 24.2 +3.7 0.0
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 30.8 +2.1 17.3 -0.5 0.0
AMBERLEY AMO 28.3 +1.2 11.1 -3.0 0.0
BRISBANE AERO 26.9 15.3 0.0
ARMIDALE AIRPORT AWS 18.6 9.3 0.0
COFFS HARBOUR MO 24.1 +0.1 14.6 -0.6 0.0
NEWCASTLE NOBBYS SIGNAL STATION AWS 21.0 -1.8 16.0 +0.7 0.0
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 23.2 +0.9 14.9 +0.3 0.6
PROSPECT DAM 13.0 -0.1 0.0
WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY 22.4 -0.1 15.4 +1.1 0.6
CANBERRA AIRPORT 19.4 -0.4 7.1 +0.5 0.0
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 24.4 +2.1 9.6 +0.4 0.0
MILDURA AIRPORT 26.7 +3.3 8.8 -1.3 0.0
EAST SALE AIRPORT 21.2 +1.0 6.7 -1.9 0.0
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 23.3 +3.1 9.1 -1.6 0.0
LAVERTON RAAF 22.0 +1.9 6.0 -3.8 0.0
BALLARAT AERODROME 23.0 +5.5 7.0 -0.4 0.0
LAUNCESTON AIRPORT 17.3 0.0 4.4 -2.2 0.0
HOBART (ELLERSLIE ROAD) 15.5 -1.8 7.9 -1.0 0.0

Downpours Gales & Gusts
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less. Highest wind gusts above 89km/h (storm force) or mean wind above 62km/h (gale force). Wind direction and mean windspeed shown in brackets.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    Lower West
PERTH METRO
10.2mm in 1 hr to 10:30 10.2mm/h
    Cent Wheatbelt
CUNDERDIN
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
CUNDERDIN AIRFIELD
14.2mm in 30 min to 15:58 28.4mm/h
23.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 7.7mm/h
    Goldfields
SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD
11.0mm in 1 hr 4 min to 21:00 10.3mm/h
NORTHERN TERRITORY
    Arnhem
GROOTE EYLANDT AIRPORT AWS
15.0mm in 18 min to 15:00 50.0mm/h
16.4mm in 1 hr to 15:00 16.4mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 15:00 5.3mm/h
    Darwin-Daly
TINDAL RAAF
17.0mm in 1 hr to 02:30 17.0mm/h
17.0mm in 3 hr to 03:00 5.7mm/h
QUEENSLAND
    Gulf Country
KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
13.8mm in 12 min to 16:00 69.0mm/h
18.2mm in 1 hr to 16:00 18.2mm/h
18.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 6.0mm/h
40.0mm in 1 hr to 21:00 40.0mm/h
18.4mm in 1 hr to 22:00 18.4mm/h
    Brisbane/SE Coast
AMBERLEY AMO
12.8mm in 35 min to 18:00 21.9mm/h
15.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 15.6mm/h
16.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 5.3mm/h
BRISBANE
12.2mm in 1 hr to 20:00 12.2mm/h
NEW SOUTH WALES
    CW Slopes S
PARKES AIRPORT AWS
23.6mm in 1 hr to 18:00 23.6mm/h
25.0mm in 3 hr to 18:00 8.3mm/h

None reported